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Judd Hirsch ACTOR

Judd Hirsch was born on March 15th, 1935 in The Bronx, New York, born to Sally and Joseph Hirsch. He attended DeWitt Clinton High School in New York and then received his college degree in physics from City College of new York.  He then went on to study drama at the HB Studio in Greenwich village in New York City
Hirsch then began to work as a television actor first appearing on such shows as, "The Law" (1974), "Medical Story" (1975) and "Visions" (1976).  After gaining some more experience in the industry he was cast in his most well known role on the television series, "Taxi" (1981) playing Alex Rieger, for which he won two Emmy Awards for Lead Actor in a Comedy Series.
Soon more recurring roles followed on such television shows as, "Dear John" (1988-1992) for which he won a Golden Globe in 1989 for Best Actor in a Television series.
Along with his television roles, Hirsch also added numerous film credits to his resume such as, "Ordinary People" (1980) for which he received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor succeeded by roles in, "Without a Trace" (1983), "Teachers" (1984), "The Goodbye People" (1984), "Running on Empty" (1988), "Independence Day" (1996) and "A Beautiful Mind" (2001).
Some of his more recent roles have been on such television series as, "NUMB3RS", "Warehouse 13" and "Law & Order: SVU".  He also appeared in such stage productions as, "The Hot I Baltimore", "Tally Folly" and "I'm Not Rappaport".  In addition he has done voice over work for such programs as, "Tom Goes to the Mayor" and "American Dad!".
In 2011 he was cast as a regular on the series, "Damages" and the television movies, "Silent Witness" (2011) and "Untitled Larry Dorf/Ben Falcone Project" set to release in 2013.
Judd married twice throughout his lifetime, first to a lady named Elissa from 1956 through 1958.  He then married Bonni Chalkin in 1992 and they had two children before this marriage ended in divorce in 2005. 


2013   Untitled Larry Dorf/Ben Falcone Project

2012   The Red Robin 

2011   Silent Witness 

2011   Tower Heist 

2011   Damages

2011   This Must Be the Place 

2010   Warehouse 13 

2010   Polish Bar

2010   The Whole Truth 

2005-2010  Numb3rs

2009   American Dad!

2006   Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip 

2006   Tom Goes to the Mayor 

2006   Brother's Shadow

2006   Damages

2004   Zeyda and the Hitman

2003   Who Killed the Federal Theatre

2003   Law & Order: Criminal Intent

2003   Street Time

2003   Regular Joe

2003   Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 

2002   Philly

2001   A Beautiful Mind

2001   Family Law

2000   Welcome to New York

1999   Out of the Cold 

1999   Rocky Marciano

1997-1998  George & Leo

1997   Color of Justice

1996   Caroline in the City

1996   Independence Day 

1994   Betrayal of Trust 

1988-1992  Dear John

1991   The American Experience

1990   She Said No

1988   The Great Escape II: The Untold Story

1988   Running on Empty

1987   American Masters 

1985   Brotherly Love 

1985   First Steps 

1985   Detective in the House

1984   Teachers

1984   The Goodbye People 

1978-1983  Taxi 

1983   Without a Trace 

1983   Lights: The Miracle of Chanukah

1981   The Robert Klein Show

1980   Ordinary People 

1980   The Last Resort

1980   Marriage Is Alive and Well 

1979   The Halloween That Almost Wasn't

1979   Sooner or Later 

1978   King of the Gypsies

1977   Rhoda

1976-1977  Delvecchio

1976   Visions

1976   The Keegans

1975   The Legend of Valentino 

1975   Medical Story

1975   Fear on Trial 

1975   The Law 

1974   The Law

1973   Serpico 

1971   Jump 

Matinee Classics - Taxi starring Judd Hirsch, Danny DeVito, Marilu Henner, Tony Danza, J. Alan Thomas, Christopher Llody and Andy Kaufman

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